Businessman Edguard Santos, who owns both of the Las Palmas restaurants in Rome and is a partner in restaurants in Dalton, Cartersville and Kennesaw, has figured out a way to cut out the middleman in his restaurants.
The Georgia Department of Labor’s Rome Career Center will help ResCare, a home healthcare company, recruit for ten healthcare workers to an assist people with disabilities. The job recruitment will be held Wednesday, June 17, at the career center, 462 Riverside Parkway, in Rome.
Floyd Medical Center has been honored with the 2015 WOCNCB Employer Recognition Award from the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board. The award is given annually to an organization that has demonstrated exemplary support of the certification process in WOC nursing.
Terri Mayes’ Greater Refuge Ministries church will be relocating from 1428 N. Broad St. to 1604 N. Broad St., after plans for renovating and moving to an old warehouse at 409 Forsyth St. went up in smoke when the building was completely destroyed by fire last October.
The Rome Kiwanis Club Peach Sale is running a little later than usual this year thanks to cold wet weather early in the growing season. Kiwanian John Pillsbury said the weather is supposed to make the peaches a little juicier than usual.
Brown & Brown Insurance of Ga, Inc., 901 N. Broad St., has been named the Frankenmuth Insurance 2014 “Agency of the Year.” The award recognizes an agency for profitability, growth and policy retention.
Rome’s cycling advocates, Trails for Recreation and Economic Development (TRED), will host an intersection and roadway design for bicycle safety workshop Tuesday, June 2 at the Rome Civic Center on Jackson Hill. The workshop is slated to begin at 1 p.m. and last until 5 p.m.
Kim Holland and Tammy Holt will be opening Whistle Britches, a men’s and women’s apparel and specialty goods shop on Broad Street as early as the second week in June. The shop will open at 206 Broad St.
The first growth spurt in Rome’s new River District, the North Fifth Avenue and West Third Street corridor, will include a new pawnshop. Robert Clements, of Cartersville, plans to open Rome Gun and Pawn, 305 N. Fifth Ave., before the middle of June.
Nedra Manners and Janet Fortune are planning to open Yellow Door Antiques and Art at 219 N. Fifth Ave. The project will be one of the first to open in the area now being dubbed the River District, an expansion of downtown Rome across the Oostanaula River.
J.R. Crickets, an Atlanta-based restaurant with seven locations in the metro Atlanta area, has filed an application for a city of Rome business license to operate at 201 Broad St., the former Magretta Hall.
The Georgia Department of Labor and Whitfield/Murray Employer Committee will co-host an Employer in the Know business summit in Rome on May 20. Designed to help business owners and managers with compliance issues in the workplace, the event will be held in the Lakeview Auditorium on the Georgia Highlands College main campus off U.S. 27 south of Rome.
Twenty-seven volunteers were honored for their years of service at Floyd Medical Center Auxiliary’s semi-annual meeting. Jean Johnson, who has volunteered at Floyd since 1971, led a group of honorees who were recognized for at least fifteen years of service.
After years of attempting to blend Family Practice and Occupational Medicine, Redmond celebrated the ribbon cutting and open house of the Redmond Occupational Medicine Center in the Redmond Medical Complex at 2112 Shorter Avenue, Rome.
Rome will be celebrating Georgia Cities Week this week (April 19-25) with events every day through Saturday. The week will be capped off with the annual Clocktower Classic Handcycling Races Thursday through Sunday.